Judge orders supervised release of Iraqis ICE held for months

Washington (CNN)A federal judge ordered the US on Tuesday to put a group of Iraqi immigrants, some of whom who have been in detention for nearly a year and a half, on supervised release in a strongly worded decision against the government. “All detainees served their sentences and were released under orders of supervision, because Iraq refused to accept repatriation,” the judge wrote. “According to Petitioners, they lived peaceably in their respective communities under the orders of supervision — a point the Government does not contest.” The order was a…

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